Published On: Sun, Sep 26th, 2021

US Reopens Border Crossing in Texas After Clearing Immigrant Camp

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The United States reopened a border crossing in Texas on Sept. 25 after shutting it down because thousands of illegal aliens had streamed into the area. The illegal immigrants crossed the Rio Grande River and entered Del Rio, a small Texas border city. About 30,000 were encountered between Sept. 9 and Sept. 24, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The high number overwhelmed local resources, including health care facilities, officials told The Epoch Times. In response to the crisis, DHS closed the Del Rio Port of Entry, which provides access to the international bridge that crosses the Rio Grande into Mexico. A camp under the bridge that held many of the illegal aliens was cleared out on Sept. 24. Customs and Border Protection said the reopening was due to the immigrants being processed, moved elsewhere, or deported. The agency said in a statement that public safety has been …

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